Pain Management Brooklyn - Dr. Vitaliy Zhivotenko DODr. Vitaliy Zhivotenko DO earned his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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He completed a Medical Internship and Neurology Residency at Penn State Medical Center. During residency, he excelled in a wide variety of neurological disorders including but not limited to headaches, movement disorders, neurorehabilitation, cognitive and behavioral neurology, neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, stroke and vascular neurology, and multiple sclerosis. At graduation, he was awarded with “Outstanding Performance in Outpatient Neurology.”

Pain management specialist Dr. Vitaliy Zhivotenko DO is part of our best rated team of pain management doctors in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan NYC.

With pain being an integral part of neurology, in combination with his interest in treating painful conditions Dr. Zhivotenko went on to complete an ACGME-accredited, multidisciplinary, comprehensive fellowship in Pain Management at Penn State Medical Center. During fellowship training, he was exposed to a wide diversity of painful conditions, learned safe and effective strategies for medical management of pain and gained proficiency in full spectrum of currently accepted interventional pain management procedures. Upon completion of fellowship he was chosen as the top pain fellow of the year.

Dr. Zhivotenko is dually board certified in Neurology and Pain Management by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He continues to stay up to date with advances in his field by maintaining current membership and attending meetings held by American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Spine Intervention Society and International Society of Regenerative Medicine.

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glen Head, NY
Degree: DO

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
Degree: BS in Biology, Cum Laude Honors

Post Graduate Training
Penn State Medical Center, Hershey PA
Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Management

Penn State Medical Center, Hershey PA
Resident, Department of Neurology

Penn State Medical Center, Hershey PA
Intern, Department of Internal Medicine

Physician and Surgeon Licensed by the New York Medical Board
Board Certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and Pain Medicine
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Neurology (AAN), July 2012 –present
American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), July 2015 –present
Spine Intervention Society (SIS), August 2015 –present
International Society of Regenerative Medicine (ISRegen) August 2017-present


SpecialtyInterventional Pain Management

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DateOctober 18, 2017